Grants:PEG/Self driven self learning E-center for Rural peopels

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This was a submission to the Project and Event Grants Program from an organization in 2013-14, but was withdrawn by that organization before a funding decision was delivered.

Basic information[edit]

Grant request details[edit]

Are you an organization, a group, or an individual?
group of individuals
Please provide your name, or the name of the group or organization requesting this grant.
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Please link to any relevant documents, including your website if you have one. is an openlearning system designed to make education as self driven self learned

Project details[edit]

Official project name

Reaching technology to the needy

Project starting date
Project completion date
We believes that education should be free and accessible as well as self driven self learned manner.

Financial details[edit]

Please request your grant in your local currency. WMF is able to grant funds in many currencies.

9972.49 USD

For organizations only[edit]

This section only needs to be completed by organizations requesting grants. Individuals and groups that are not incorporated do not need to complete this section.

Are you an incorporated organization able to provide local proof of nonprofit status within your country? For-profit organizations are not eligible to receive grants through the PEG program.
Answer YES
Does your organization currently employ or engage any fulltime or part-time staff or contractors? If yes, please tell us how many staff or contractors you employ or engage, along with their functions or a link to your staff page. For example, "2 full time program managers and 1 part-time contractor accountant at 50% FTE each."
Yes The organization employ both full time and part time staff

Full time - 2

- Coding and designing digital contents , Part time - 1 Educational consultant

Goals and measures of success[edit]

Project goal[edit]

Project goal
A learning center in rayagudalore village and workshops in various parts of karnataka and kerala.

Measures of success[edit]

Please provide a list of measurable criteria that will be used determine how successful the project is. You will need to report on the success of the project according to these measures after the project is completed.

Measures of success
We will consider this project a success if the students are able to understand the phylosaphy "free as freedom" is And the increased number of data volume in wiki source.
Improvisation of learning engagement with the learning system in comparison to its conventional counterpart namely the traditional teaching.
Improvisation of subject understanding as measured by the test OR exam performances

Project scope and activities[edit]

This section describes what will happen if this project is funded. Who will do what, and when?

List of activities
Teaching rural students about the FOSS applications as well as wiki how it can be used for there learning
Increasing number of students in learning center.
Creating contributors from workshops.
Creating more FOSS applications which can make the learner as self driven self learner


Please provide a detailed breakdown of project expenses according to the instructions here.

Computer with high resolution graphic card - 2 No = 50,000 .00 INR
LCD Projector -1No = 35,000.00 INR
Camcoder -1 No = 30,000.00 INR
Wacom [ Live video recorder with interactive pen - 1 set = 60,000.00 INR
Interactive white board and screen - 1 set = 45,0000.00 INR
High speed Internet with one year rental - 1 set = 25,000.00 INR
Low cost Tabs as demostratory learning device - 2 Nos = 20,000.00 INR

Salary 2 person *8000 / month*12 Month =16,000*12 = 1,92,,000 INR
Remuneration of contract programmers = 50,000 lumpsum = 50,000.00 INR

'Travel expenses(Including travel and food) =25000 INR = 25,000.00 INR

5,33,000 = 00

Grantees are subject to line-item scrutiny of expenses. Changes to the approved budget beyond 10% in any category must be approved in advance.

Project budget table
Total cost of project
Total amount requested from the Project and Event Grants program
Additional sources of revenue that may fund part of this project, and amounts funded

Non-financial requirements[edit]

See a description of non financial assistance available. Please inform Wikimedia Foundation (WMF) of any requirements for non-financial assistance now.

Requests for non-financial assistance
Training from wiki to conduct workshops and study materials for learning center
We'll need five Wikipedia T-shirts to distribute as prizes for our project launch event. We've already contacted WMF to request the shirts. We don't think it will be cost-effective to produce the shirts locally, considering that we only need five

Resources and Risks[edit]


This section is used to highlight your potential for successfully executing this project.

Consider including the following information:

  • Seven:Nagaraj,arunwebber,sharm,arun,vijay
  • Onwiki evidence of community support (such as a project about this discussion):
  • Endorsements from community members or movement groups:
  • Arun and vijay is not graduvates apart from sharma and nagaraj is qualified:
  • Conducted well structured project in moozhikulam sala.:

This section is used to identify key risks or threats that would prevent you from achieving your project goals and how you would mitigate those risks and threats.

It is a socio technichal system so the adaptability is a major risk factor


In the sections below, please describe how the project is related to the Wikimedia mission and Wikimedia's strategic priorities.

Fit to strategy[edit]

How will this project support the key organizational objectives of
  • increasing reach (more people will access or contribute to Wikipedia or our other projects),
  • participation (more people actually contributing),
  • quality (more content, more useful content, or higher-quality content),
  • credibility (more trust in our projects),
  • organizational maturity and effectiveness (how it will move you or the Wikimedia community forward),
  • or financial sustainability (how it will help you achieve more in the long run)?
This statement should address at least one of the strategic priorities listed here specifically. See Project and Event Grants program criteria for decision making.


If the project will benefit a specific online community, please tell us.

Please provide a brief statement about how the project is related to other work in the Wikimedia movement. For example, does the project fit into a work area such as GLAM, education, organizational development, editor retention, or outreach?

If successful, will the project have the potential to be replicated successfully by other individuals, groups, or organizations? Please explain how in 1–2 sentences.

Please list other benefits to the movement here.